10 reasons why you need to include spinach in your diet

If you remember Popeye ‘The Sailor Man’, he would gulp down a can of spinach and become 10 times stronger. That is not just in cartoon, but it also holds true in real life. Spinach, also known as ‘palak’, is a leafy vegetable with astonishing amounts of health benefits. It has a slightly bitter taste but is considered as one of the functional foods due to its nutritional, antioxidants and anti-cancer constituents.

Popeye was right, spinach is an elixir of health. Packed with vitamins and minerals, you can make palak ki sabzi, paratha, pasta, soup, smoothie or even a dip. Take a look at some of the health, skin and beauty benefits of eating spinach regularly.

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